Sandra Quin Heaslet
Currently serving as Secretary for The Arc, Sandra Quin Heaslet started supporting individuals with disabilities early in life. She first worked as a student aide in Alief ISD and served as a volunteer with Special Olympics. It seemed only natural after graduating from St. Agnes Academy that Sandra would study to become a special education teacher. She graduated from what was then called Southwest Texas State University (now known as Texas State University) with a degree in General Studies and a specialization in Special Education. She became a certified teacher for grades 1-8 in general education and all levels for special education.
Sandra later moved to Denton and received her Master’s of Science at the University of North Texas, and married Michael. They now have a 14-year old son, Nate, who is the joy of their lives. As a speechlanguage pathologist for the last 19 years, Sandra has worked in a few different settings: schools, home health, outpatient clinic, and now a managed care organization. She has had countless encounters with families and professionals throughout this time. These encounters are what have shaped Sandra into not only the speech-language pathologist she is today, but also had a significant impact on the person she has become. Some of those amazing families are members of The Arc of DFW Area and remain treasured friends to this day.